Baptist, for half a year, and have £3 6s. 8d. To the things
necessary for the church £3 6s. 8d. To the Light of Our Lady, two
bushels of barley. Benet my daughter at her marriage £10; and
if my wife be with a woman child, the same child have £10 at
her marriage, from out of my lands and tenements in Eststrete in
Ash, but if a son, this bequest void. Thomas Broke, my brother,
have 40s., my best gown and wearing gere, as shall please
my wife. Residue, after paying debts, etc., to Margaret, my wife,
except my household, which my wife have for her life,
then to my children equally Ex’ors : Wife Margaret
and Raymund at Cheker, with Richard Lyman overseer. My lands and
tenements at Broke street and Eststrete to wife for life, then if
she is with a boy, then to him and his heirs, but if a girl, to
Walter, my son.
(W., fol. 48.)
30 April 1509. Buried in churchyard. To the high altar 20d.; to
the reparation of the church 6s. 8d. To the Trinity Light
in the Church a quarter of barley. To the reparation of the Chapel
of Overland in the same parish, 3s 4d. Wife Alice
have £20 ; sons John, Walter, Simon, and daughter Benett, £20
equally between them. Ex’ors : John Broke and William a Foord,
have residue to dispose for my soul. Witnesses : Sir Thomas
Colly, clerk, Cristofer Watson, William Drewe, Peter Carpenter.
probate date] (W., fol. 42)
21 May 1557. Probate to Will of David Browne, granted to William
Rigden and Gilbert Waterfield.
[No further information.] (Con. Act. Vol. II, fol. 67k)
2 July 1558. Administration to the goods of Margaret
widow ; granted to Edward Browne.
(Con. Act. Vol.
III., fol. 14.)
19 December 1519. Buried in the churchyard. High altar
to wife Margery my Ex’or. That sons Thomas and Robert pay
residue of the money for the purchase of my place, and then have
the same after the death of Margery, and not before.
Witnesses : Sir Thomas Fraunces, vicar, Sir Robert Crompton,
Probate 3 Feb. 1519-20 (W., fol 158.)